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Default root for vzw moto x 4.4.2?

While we wait for real root for 4.4.2...in the meantime, I wouldn't mind having root with write protection upon reboot. Could someone walk me through the process for that? I'm more than happy to reapply any changes when the phone is rebooted (which won't be too often, hopefully)
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If you're already on 4.4.2....you can't root. Can't downgrade to do the safe strap method.

If you are on 4.2.2 or 4.4....then read the safe strap thread. Also there's a couple ROMs now that apparently root and disable write protection. But again, if you are already on 4.4.2....you can't do it.
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I saw it mentioned in a thread that root could exist but with write protection. Is that not true?
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I saw it mentioned in a thread that root could exist but with write protection. Is that not true?
You can't root on 4.4.2 period. There's no way. Simple as that.

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You can't root on 4.4.2 period. There's no way. Simple as that.

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Guess I'll just wait
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Guess I'll just wait
That's the only thing to do. It sucks because I'm stuck too.

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I saw it mentioned in a thread that root could exist but with write protection. Is that not true?
The only way was to have it on 4.4 before taking ota. I guess root survived with write protection enabled tho.

But already being on 4.4.2.....can't root now.
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This is kinda weird. I was talking to Motorola via the help app and the representative was adamant in telling me that I am able to unlock my bootloader on the Verizon version. I even said that xda developers say it cannot be unlocked but he told me it was possible and to try it. He linked me here:
https://motorola-global-portal.custh...-your-device-b
Has anyone tried this?
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This is kinda weird. I was talking to Motorola via the help app and the representative was adamant in telling me that I am able to unlock my bootloader on the Verizon version. I even said that xda developers say it cannot be unlocked but he told me it was possible and to try it. He linked me here:
https://motorola-global-portal.custh...-your-device-b
Has anyone tried this?
I think the rep told you wrong. According to this link (found on the page that you linked under the "Find Your Device" section) https://motorola-global-portal.custh...ail/a_id/87215, it only works with the Verizon Dev Edition. You can give it a go, but it will probably reject the attempt. If Verizon has changed their policy (highly doubtful) a lot of people would be extremely happy. Anyway, give it a shot. The worst that can happen is that it tells you that your device doesn't qualify.
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Yeah, I even sent him that page saying that only the sprint, t-mobile and US Cellular versions can be unlocked. But I'll try this tomorrow. Anyone else can feel free to do so as well in the meantime.
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